NRCS is committed to supporting its clients and partners by providing technical assistance and NRCS actions to conserve and improve natural resources on private lands. Within this framework, and consistent with legal requirements, the implementation of conservation programs through planning and application of conservation practices and measures must provide for the conservation of:
Federally listed species (endangered and threatened).
Species proposed for Federal listing.
Federal candidate species.
Federally designated and proposed critical habitat.
State and Tribal species of concern and their habitats.